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Bunhill Fields

38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU, England
+44 20 7374 4127
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Afternoon stroll

This place has always been on my list of places to visit. It is based in the London borough of... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
PandyPandora
Very sad

So sad to see the gravestones with sometimes whole families buried there with their children. A... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Torrs1
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU, England
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+44 20 7374 4127
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This place has always been on my list of places to visit. It is based in the London borough of Islington and was used as a burial ground for nonconformists from 1665 - 1854. It is now a Grade I park and free to visit....More

Thank PandyPandora
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

So sad to see the gravestones with sometimes whole families buried there with their children. A very interesting place.

Thank Torrs1
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Buried in this historic graveyard are the famous trio of John Bunyan, Daniel Da Foe and William Blake. Apart from this aspect of interest there are some wonderful ancient trees and in the spring carpets of daffodils, snowdrops and primroses. There is a warden on...More

Thank Barry S
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I accidentally stumbled across Bunhill Fields on my walk to Old Street tube station. I'm always very partial to a graveyard and Bunhill did not disappoint. It has a air of wildlife sanctuary with some parts not accessible to visitors other than the birds and...More

Thank Deby P
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This a a lovely place to visit on a spring day. Unfortunately I visited Bunhill especially for the guided tour. Several people waited until 12.45 but no guide turned up despite the lady coming out a meeting in the attendant's hut telling us the tour...More

Thank lottielenya
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went here early one morning in the break between Christmas and New Year . The graves of some very interesting folk are here - non conformist writers , leaders of religious societies and missionary movements . Very notable graves and memorials are William Blake...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Quiet green area to escape from the busy streets. Makes a useful cut-through to the Barbican and Farringdon

Thank AndyHManchester
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Pleasant walking area set around the graves of some influential and historical people of the past, including members of the Cromwell family, Daniel Defoe and John Bunyan, to name a few. Unfortunately yet understandably a good number of the gravestones are situated behind iron railings,...More

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here today with my two young children. I studied William Blake at school so was curious to have a quick look. It's a very old cemetery and quite atmospheric. There's a little park next door which would be a nice place to take a...More

Thank Helen_from_Oz
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

The many reviews tell about this place and the people buried here, including Suzannah Wesley. People writing reviews for this place need to inform themselves that some 'dissenters' were buried here, but dissenter is NOT the same as atheist. I was disappointed that we could...More

Thank Ann M
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